New Year's Eve Party Food
New Year's Eve Party food should be tasty, fun, and attractive. The easiest way to serve New Year's Eve party food is to make it a finger food buffet. No doubt most of the guests will be drinking alcohol and will need to have food in their stomachs so they're not sick or too drunk later. Having finger food makes eating simple while standing and conversing, and a buffet will give you a wide variety of dishes to choose from. You can put this New Year's Eve party food buffet together quickly and easily.
1. Chicken Wing Trio
- Cooked chicken wings
- Barbecue sauce
- Buffalo sauce
- Blue cheese dip
- Ranch dip
- After chicken wings are cooked, put a third of them in a bowl with buffalo sauce, a third of them in barbecue sauce and leave a third plain.
- Mix them well and then place all three on a platter. You'll probably need about 4 wings per person.
- Place a bowl of ranch dip and blue cheese dip in bowls with spoons to serve with. Wings are popular for a New Year's eve party food.
2. Baby Back Ribs
- Baby back ribs, cooked
- Barbecue sauce
Separate baby back ribs into 2 or 3 bone pieces.
To cook tender boil them for 45 minutes.
- Bake them with barbecue sauce for another hour in a 350 degree oven, keep covered so they don't dry out.
3. Shrimp Cocktail
- 1 large shrimp ring
- cocktail sauce
- Thaw out your shrimp ring by refrigerating it the day before. Most stores have ready made rings that you can set out for guests as is with the cocktail sauce already there in the middle of the ring.
4. Cheese Tray
- 1 8 ounce chunk of cheddar cheese
- 1 8 ounce chunk of mozzarella cheese
- 1 8 ounce chunk of pepper jack cheese
- Cut your blocks of cheese into small cubes and stick toothpicks into each one and place on a tray.
5. Fake Rumaki
- 1 large can of whole water chestnuts
- 1 pound of bacon
- Teriyaki sauce
- Cut raw bacon slices in half and wrap a half slice of bacon around each whole water chestnut.
- Fasten with a toothpick, broil till bacon is crisp. Brush on teriyaki sauce while broiling.